The worsening outbreak of African swine fever throughout Asia and Europe has created a rare opportunity for New Zealand meat producers.
The East Coast Farming Expo is promising an exciting new line-up in 2020.
Late last year, the Primary Sector Council (PSC) unveiled its vision for the future of New Zealand’s primary industries.
The Primary Sector Council believes it’s no longer appropriate to refer to “the primary sector”.
The man behind New Zealand’s newest agricultural training venture is a local farmer and entrepreneur – with a proven track record in the sector.
The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund is putting $7.11 million into creating a sustainable water supply for Wairarapa.
If you think you paid too much for kiwifruit last Christmas, you aren’t wrong!
“Spectacular” – that’s how Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor describes the work of the Horticultural Export Authority.
The Minister of Agriculture has entered the debate on the actions of the banks labelling them as fair-weather friends.
The Meat Industry Association has appointed Sirma Karapeeva as its new chief executive.
New Zealand farming leaders are in close contact with their Australian counterparts as bushfires ravage farms across the ditch.
More than a quarter of NZ’s dairy farmers have debt to equity ratios of more than 70%.
NZ sheep and beef farmers achieved a lower lambing percentage in 2019 than in 2018, according to the latest Lamb Crop 2019 report.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers want greater certainty around water issues and he promises they will get this from the coalition government in the coming year.
It’s early days yet, but there are promising signs of it being another good year for kiwifruit.
Changes need to be made to the multilateral trading system, says commercial law firm Chapman Tripp.
New Zealand needs to start looking at the water issue much more strategically, according to National’s spokesperson on agriculture Todd Muller.
After a big drop just before Christmas, global dairy prices have rebounded.
One of the architects of Fonterra says he’s very disappointed with the co-op’s performance over the years.
Dairy industry leader Tony Wilding says he’s absolutely delighted to be rewarded for his work in conservation and education sectors.
The latest MPI report on the state of NZ agriculture points to another good year ahead.
The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has paid out almost $124 million in compensation for claims related to the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis.
Last year was officially Australia’s hottest and driest year on record, according to the country’s Bureau of Meteorology.
Agriculture Minister, Damien O’Connor, says the Ministry for Primary Industries is continuing to stay connected to federal authorities in Australia as devastating fires affect the country.